Wednesday, April 29, 2009

If You Deep Fry It, They Will Come...

Let's talk about Cheesecake Factory for a moment, okay?

Let's forget that I got screwed over by the Apple Store at Keystone and somehow wound up with a brand new laptop.

Let's forget that I'm in the messy middle of what can't even be described as a "break-up" because it wasn't a "relationship" in the first place.

While we're at it, we're gonna go ahead and forget about the cornucopia of drama that is my family.

For now, we're gonna talk about corn fritters.

I cannot for the life of me understand why the hell Lafayette is not home to a Cheesecake Factory! Yes, I'm sometimes ashamed of my Michael Scott-like love of chain restaurants, but honestly, Cheesecake Factory should barely even count. I could probably go to the place once a week for the rest of my life and never order the same thing. Yesterday, after gorging myself on bread (by the way, God bless restaurants that bring you free bread before the meal), I sampled the lovely deep fried corn fritters, upholding my theory that if you bread it and deep fry it, it will be good. I ate me some salmons and fries and finished with a piece of lemon raspberry cheesecake, and while I had to be rolled out of the booth Violet Beauregard style, the pointing, staring, and threat of legal action was entirely worth it.

This place gets bonus points because they will (and have...) deliver a cheesecake directly to my front door. I'm thinking they should delve into the nightclub industry. They could have a smoky kind of Nu-Bar concept called The Factory...yeah, really I don't care. Just bring Cheesecake Factory to Lafayette. God knows we have every other restaurant known to man.


  1. Okay, so I don't know what a corn fritter is. HOWEVER, the next time I patronize an establishment with corn fritters on the menu, I will request a bucket of them. And I will take pictures.

  2. I don't know how much more Indiana you can get than a corn fritter, but I have to tell you that they surely reminded me of you.

    It was pretty much like a hushpuppy with fresh corn...not like cornbread...very hard to describe and very delicious.

  3. cheesecake factory, mmm = ] we'll have to visit one while you're just a couple weeks!